Market Reports

Portland Rent Control and Inclusionary Zoning: The Laws Behind The Controversies
What are the issues and controversies around rent control and inclusionary zoning in Portland and the state of Oregon? To help readers more fully understand the issue, here are summaries of the laws along with full texts, documentation of their refinements, and supplemental materials.
Irvington Home Tour Showcases Design Innovation & Hilarious History
Are you a history-minded house hunter? Interested in seeing how historic dwellings can evolve to fit modern needs? You definitely want to be in attendance for the 35th annual Irvington Home Tour on May 21, where some of the neighborhood’s most intriguing examples of architecture and design will be showcased for a good cause.
Get Shredded for Summer!
Are you ready to GET SHREDDED? Well, we can’t really help you out – unless you’re talking about getting your documents securely shredded, that is.
A New Housing Policy In Portland Requires Landlords To Pay Huge Relocation Fee
The housing policy requiring a landlords to pay relocations fees has passed in Portland, Oregon.
Portland to Force Exorbitant Fees on Landlords in Rushed Session
Portland is proposing a new ordinance on February 2, 2017 that would require landlords to pay exorbitant relocation fees for evicting tenants or raising rent by a certain amount. Watch this video to see what Nick Krautter has to say about it.
Sell PDX Supports Central City Concern on KGW News
Sell PDX and Nick Krautter were featured recently on KGW News for contributing to donations made to Central City Concern, a nonprofit that works to solve the homelessness problem in Portland, Oregon.
Inventory on Hold | Portland Inventory Report | February 2017
With Portland's real estate inventory on hold after the winter hangover, prices continue to rise, keeping it a Seller's market.
Snowpocalypse Ices Sales | Portland Sales Volume Report | February 2017
Pending sales in Portland decreased, so expect a drop in sales next month due to an uptick of interest rates and a hangover from delayed activity due to the snow.
Will Higher Interest Rates Cool the Market? | Portland Sales Volume Report | December 2016
Will Higher Interest Rates Cool the Market? 813 homes sold in Portland this November which is 42 more than October.[...]
Affordability and Mortgage Rates: Where Were We, and Where Are We Now?
As calculated by Mortgage News Daily, see a comparison of the mortgage rates in July 2006 versus mortgage rates in March 2016.
Census Vacancy Data
One of the data sources we used to create our 2017 Market Report we consulted the Census Housing Vacancies table provides[...]
1997 vs. 2017 | Portland Real Estate
Is it really that much better or worse to buy a home in Portland over the last 20 years? With prices at all time highs here in Portland, Oregon how much more are people spending on average to but an average home?
Thinking About Relocating? Here Are Some Questions To Ask Yourself First
Moving is hard. It’s overwhelming, and it can be difficult to know what you’re really getting yourself into. There’s a lot of factors that make up a great place to live. Unfortunately, these aren’t all things you can discuss with your real estate agent. Here is a list of questions to ask yourself before you make the decision to purchase a home in a new city or town.
How Fast is Portland’s Population Growing?
The population of Portland, Oregon has increased dramatically over recent years. In fact, the population increased by about 80 people a day last year, resulting in a 1.7% growth rate according to the United States Census Bureau. The total population is now roughly 2.4 million people.
Can you get a good deal in Portland?
The 2017 real estate market in Portland, Oregon is taking off like a rocket ship after a winter delay. While the hot market is great for owners and sellers it begs the question. Can you get a good deal in Portland?